On May 30th, the Armament Agency signed a contract for the supply of several hundred AGM-114R2 Hellfire II air-to-surface anti-tank guided missiles.

The subject of the contract, concluded between the State Treasury – the Armament Agency and the American government party – United States Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC), is the delivery of 800 AGM-114R2 Hellfire anti-tank guided missiles. The value of the contract is approximately USD 150 million, and deliveries of the missiles will begin this year and last until 2029. The missiles will be integrated into the AW-149 multi-role support helicopters, and can also be used on the AH-64 attack helicopters.

The AGM-114R2 Hellfire (also known as AGM-114R Hellfire II/Romeo Hellfire) air-to-surface anti-tank guided missiles are used to engage both armored and unarmored targets. The missiles entered production in parallel with the AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters. The AGM-114R2 are semi-active, laser-guided and have a multi-role warhead.